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DBMS > Microsoft Access vs. SiriDB vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Access vs. SiriDB vs. Solr

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NameMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open Source Time Series DBMSA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score141.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score56.61
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesssiridb.netlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.siridb.netlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperMicrosoftCesbitApache Software Foundation
Initial release199220172006
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20199.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemsWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoNumeric datayes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Go
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoJava plugins
Triggersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003simple rights management via user accountsyes

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